Florida’s too flawed to fix death penalty program continues its fall from favor. Recent polling reports a strong majority of Floridians now support the option of life in prison without parole over death by execution for those convicted of murder. The reasons behind this dramatic drop in support continue to increase. Here are some recent examples:
Awareness: Along with pointing out the many flaws of Florida’s death penalty program, FADP continues to create awareness of the huge cost to taxpayers (perhaps more than $100 million) for the potential re-sentencing of nearly 200 people on our Death Row as directed by the Florida Supreme Court. Click here to read “A Renewed Call to End Death Penalty”
More Questioning: Shane Claiborne, Author of Executing Grace – How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us will lead “A Discussion on Capital Punishment” at the Northland Church in Longwood (near Orlando) on Wednesday, January 25 from 7:00pm – 8:30pm. Free and open to the public. Click here to register. Please attend and support this lively, important discussion and ask your friends as well.
Execution Drug Dilemma: Click here to read “Florida will now use a new experimental lethal injection drug”
Opinion: Click here to read the editorial: “End Florida’s Death Penalty”
Please visit the FADP “Take Action Page” to find out what you can do and write a letter to the editor of your newspaper when death penalty articles are published. Please share this message with others. Only with your help can the work be done and progress made. Please donate today.
Your much needed and appreciated tax-deductible donation can also be mailed to:
P.O. Box 82943
Tampa, FL 33682
Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
FADP is a non-profit and non-partisan Florida organization of individuals and groups united to abolish the Death Penalty in Florida